Personal Finance

Monday, August 29, 2016

September Is Life Insurance Awareness Month

Would your loved ones be financially protected if something were to happen to you? Research shows that four out of every 10 households in the U.S. have no life insurance protection at all. Thirty percent of U.S. households concede that they need more life insurance.*




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Don’t Know Much About . . . Life Insurance?

If you don’t know much about life insurance, help is on the way. The first lesson is learning the lingo. Then your financial professional can help you determine how much and what type of coverage is right for you.





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Life Insurance at Various Life Stages

Your need for life insurance changes as your life changes.

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Life Insurance: Do You Need It?

At some point in your life, you'll probably be faced with the question of whether you need life insurance. Life insurance is a way to protect your loved ones financially after you die and your income stops. The answer to whether you need life insurance depends on your personal and financial circumstances.

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Important Things to Consider Before Buying a Life Insurance Policy

Janney's Wealth Management Group shares important steps one should take prior to buying a life insurance policy.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Choosing a College Savings Vehicle

Where should families put the money they’re saving for college? A 529 college savings plan? A Coverdell education savings account (ESA)? A standard brokerage account in the parents’ names? Or maybe a custodial account for the student-to-be? Each option has pros and cons. Here’s a look at important factors that may influence the choice of a college savings vehicle.


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How Will I Manage to Send My Child to College?

Being able to send your child to college is near the top of the wish list for most parents. A college education can open doors to many opportunities, and is increasingly necessary in today's economy. But that diploma doesn't come cheap.

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College Planning — More Than Money

Choosing a way to save for your child’s education expenses may be your family’s first college planning decision, but it certainly won’t be the last. From making that first deposit, to selecting a college, to choosing a course of study, you and your child will be making choices that can have a financial impact for years to come.



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Tips for Leveraging 529 College Savings Plans

Whether you are a new parent just starting out, a grandparent who wants to make gifts to a grandchild, or somewhere in between, saving for college is the greatest contribution you can make to the future of your children.



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How to Fund Your Child's College Education

When the college bill comes, what are your next steps?



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